[-empyre-] local currencies

Nicholas Ruiz III editor at intertheory.org
Wed Apr 22 02:51:16 EST 2009

these people may really be on to something with this practice...why wouldn't or shouldn't every locale have their own currency?


 Nicholas Ruiz III, Ph.D
Editor, Kritikos

----- Original Message ----
From: davin heckman <davinheckman at gmail.com>
To: soft_skinned_space <empyre at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au>
Sent: Monday, April 6, 2009 2:35:14 PM
Subject: Re: [-empyre-] Eddies, Whirlwinds, Trade Winds

I just read an article in the Detroit News on their new local currency:

It's not "extra-marketable"...  but I do like that it tries to keep money local.


On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 8:58 PM, { brad brace } <bbrace at eskimo.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Apr 2009, G.H. Hovagimyan wrote:
>> > ghh...what might an 'extra-marketable' utopia look like...?
>> ... In New York there are hundreds of artists collectives that
>> are now functioning outside of the market. They share loft spaces,
>> produce work online and offline and function despite the
>> market...
> you'd know better than me G.H. (I haven't set foot in NYC
> since the 70-80's), so I'm genuinely interested to know
> about all these many suddenly successful artists' co-ops...
> care to name a few? (or is this wistful posturing...)
> /:b
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